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You will find enticing diversity here - in the scenery, the history, the food, and the people. And you will discover a hospitality born of gracious Southern roots, sprinkled with old-fashioned Western grit, and spiced with the cultures and customes of Hispanic, German, Czech, and two dozen or so other significant ancestries.

Texas is, indeed, like a whole other country.

Explore Texas

Reeves Memorial

A life-sized statue of Jim Reeves commemorates the Panola County native who became one of America's best loved country-Western singers, who died in a plane crash in 1964. Member of Country Music Hall of Fame; millions of records to his credit. Memorial is three miles east of downtown on U.S. 79

Carthage, TX Memorials

Tate-Brandon House Museum

The Industrial Revolution brought about the increased substitution of machinery for human effort. By the mid-1800'

Columbus, TX Museums



Benbrook Lake Fishing

Benbrook Lake provides many excellent fishing opportunities, especially with its urban location. Texas Parks and Wildlife stocks the lake every few years and Benbrook was one of the first Texas lakes to be stocked with Florida-strain largemouth bass in the early 1980

, TX Fishing

Balmorhea State Park Scuba Diving

San Solomon Springs at Balmorhea State Park fill a 'cienega' (desert wetland) and the canals of a refugium are home to endangered species of fish, assorted invertebrates, and turtles. The pool differs from most public pools in several respects: the 1 3/4-acre size, the 25-foot depth and the 72 to 76

, TX Scuba Diving

Paddle Wheeler Southern Empress

Ply the waters of Lake Conroe while dining and dancing. Reservations required. Departs from Seven Coves Resort on F.M. 830

Conroe, TX Paddle Boats

Belton Lake Camping

Live Oak Ridge Park

, TX Camping

Grapevine Lake Camping

Recreational opportunities at Grapevine Lake are endless! Campers will find two class A campgrounds to enjoy, as well as tent and primitive camping areas. Mountain bikers, hikers and horseback riders will enjoy the many trails Grapevine Lake has to offer, including the popular biking/

, TX Camping

Lavon Lake Campgrounds

* East Fork Park Park attendant on duty. 50 electric/water hook-up camp sites: $16.00 /night. Showers available. 12 tent camp sites w/water: $8.00/night. 27 free picnic sites available in day-use area and two 4

, TX Camping

Description of Whitney Lake Hunting Zones General: Not all areas of public land are clearly fenced or readily identified. It is the hunter'

, TX Hunting

Helen Lee Estate Daffodil Gardens

Spectacular display of blooms draws visitors from wide area. Open during blooming season (mid-Feb. through late-Feb.)

Gladewater, TX Botanical Gardens